Mayo LGFA Executive Committee voted in at AGM

The members of the executive committee for the Mayo Ladies were voted in at last night’s AGM at the TF in Castlebar. Only two of the positions went to a delegate’s vote, with the rest of the positions filled by...

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Let’s talk about Tooreen

Tooreen hurlers
By Anthony Hennigan The Tooreen hurlers discovered last week who they will face in January’s semi-final of the All-Ireland intermediate club championship. Fr O’Neill’s got the better of Ballysaggart, who were powered by brothers — and Waterford senior hurlers — Stephen and Shane...

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Foundation pledges €1million to Mayo GAA – on condition

By Anthony Hennigan The Mayo GAA International Supporters Foundation has confirmed to the Western People it has given Mayo County Board a...

Monday, 02/12/19 - 12:22pm Read More

Western People Mayo Sports Star Awards nomination deadline extended to this Friday

The deadline for nominations for the 50th annual Western People Mayo Sports Stars Awards has been extended to this Friday,...

Monday, 02/12/19 - 10:50am Read More

Mitchels seek probe into alleged bullying

Castlebar Mitchels GAA Club has proposed that an external expert be engaged to investigate allegations of bullying that have been...

Monday, 02/12/19 - 10:12am Read More

Historic first for champions Na Brídeoga

Na Brídeoga celebrate
By Coilín Duffy Na Brídeoga finished strongly to claim All-Ireland honours – in just the second year of the Junior...

Wednesday, 27/11/19 - 2:02pm Read More

Awards night is a football feast in every sense

Award recipients at Mayo Football League Annual Presentation Dinner and Awards Night in the Castlecourt Hotel, Westport.
By Paul O’Malley The Mayo Football League’s Annual Presentation Dinner and Awards Night took place on Saturday night in the Castlecourt Hotel to honour the best that local...

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Fans played their part in a remarkable journey

Rachel Kearns, MacHale Rovers
By Darragh Walsh in Duggan Park, Ballinasloe It was a difficult job to have to try to put his emotions into words on Sunday evening but one...

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 12:50pm Read More

Duffy pays tribute to his ‘warriors’ in cup success

Ballina Town FC celebrates Super Cup success
By Mark Higgins The Ballina Town players and their supporters were massing at the foot of the Milebush stand in anticipation of their lifting...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 4:21pm Read More

McHale Rovers just a step from All-Ireland glory

McHale Rovers' corner forward, Sinead Walsh in action.
By Mark Higgins McHale Rovers are just a game away from an All-Ireland title. The Crossmolina-Lahardane-Ardagh amalgamation head to Duggan Park in Ballinasloe this Sunday afternoon in...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 3:39pm Read More

Christina Heffernan: ‘I thought award days were gone’

Christina Heffernan with Hall of Fame Award
By Jackie Cahill Looking back on a glory-laden career, Christina Heffernan pinpoints a couple of key memories that stand out. On Saturday evening, Christina was officially...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 9:19am Read More

Fit-again Feeney hoping to lead East Mayo men to glory

Kenny Feeney
By Mark Higgins After the guts of a year on the sideline, Kenny Feeney is back doing what comes naturally to him: scoring points for...

Thursday, 14/11/19 - 12:59pm Read More

Hughes’ men set for final derby with Corrib neighbours

The Neale manager Eoin Hughes
By Mark Higgins A novel Connacht club intermediate final awaits this weekend as The Neale and Oughterard, two clubs separated by...

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 1:34pm Read More

Nobody should be fooled by cheap swipe at the media

By Anthony Hennigan For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction, reckoned Sir Isaac Newton. Then along came Mayo...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 10:43am Read More

Clubs to vote on sweeping championship reforms tonight

Action shot from Kilmaine Vs Glenamaddy game on Saturday, November 2.
By Mark Higgins Mayo club delegates are set to vote at tonight’s County Board meeting on proposed sweeping changes to the structures of the county junior football championships. The final proposal for...

Monday, 04/11/19 - 1:48pm Read More

Mayo County Board to debate funding row with delegates behind closed doors

By Mark Higgins The Mayo County Board are to hold a ‘behind-closed-doors’ meeting with club delegates next Monday evening with...

Wednesday, 30/10/19 - 10:18pm Read More

What is it that motivates our county board officials?

Millionaire businessman Tim O'Leary has had strong things to say about the Mayo County Board since liaising with them in his role as chairman of the Mayo GAA International Supporters Foundation.
By John Cuffe The years change, punctuated only by the blinding consistent incompetence of the various boards. Like the cuckoo clock...

Wednesday, 30/10/19 - 4:39pm Read More

Brilliant bronze as Armstrong lasts the pace

By Cóilín Duffy Knockmore native Hugh Armstrong delivered strongly at the KBC Dublin Marathon yesterday (Sunday), to record a personal best and finish as the third Irish...

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Ardnaree boxing club celebrates 70th year in existence

Ardnaree BC members in 1958
By Majella Loftus When Mr Paddy Cowley, secretary of the Sarsfields GAA club, accommodated a meeting of up to 40 youthful boxing enthusiasts from...

Tuesday, 29/10/19 - 1:02pm Read More

MacHale Rovers set for their grand adventure

The MacHale Rovers team and management
By Mark Higgins Crossmolina/Lahardane/Ardagh MacHale Rovers to give them their full title, captured their first-ever Connacht championship last weekend when beating Galway...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 12:15pm Read More